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8:45 PM
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Gewiss Stadium
UEFA Nations League • Group 1
  • 2nd Half
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Kean
    90'
  • DepayBabel
    90'
  • D'Ambrosio
    80'
  • BlindVeltman
    77'
  • PellegriniFlorenzi
    72'
  • VerrattiLocatelli
    56'
  • ChiesaKean
    55'
  • 1st Half
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • van de Beek
    25'
  • Verratti
    23'
  • Pellegrini
    16'
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UEFA Nations League - 14 October 2020

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  • End of 2nd Half
90'+3 

The full time whistle goes and the spoils are even. Both teams cancelling each other out in the end. Italy remain group leaders, but the Netherlands put in a solid performance that shows they are growing in confidence under Frank de Boer.

  • Moise Kean
    Yellow cardMoise KeanItalyMoise Kean is shown a yellow card
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90'+3 

Moise Kean is shown a yellow card

  • Ryan Babel
    OffMemphis DepayNetherlandsDeep into extra time Ryan Babel comes on for Memphis Depay
    TodayAssists1On target1Blocked Shots1Fouls1
  • Ryan Babel
    OnRyan BabelNetherlands
90'+1 

Deep into extra time Ryan Babel comes on for Memphis Depay

90' 

Italy in possession as there are three minuets of extra time to played

88' 

Chance! Georginio Wijnaldum low shot from distance flashes past the post after a driving run. It was real chance there and he knew it

85' 

The game is here for the taking and you'd expect Italy as the home team to go for the win, but they seem to be lacking any urgency in the latter stages of the match

82' 

It's not Luuk de Jong's night as he's caught offside from a Joel Veltman long ball

81' 

Ten minuets to go and it's anyone's game. Both teams having decent spells of possession and chances

  • Danilo D'Ambrosio
    Yellow cardDanilo D'AmbrosioItalyDanilo D'Ambrosio picks up a yellow card
    TodayOn target1Yellow Cards1Fouls against2Offsides1
80' 

Danilo D'Ambrosio picks up a yellow card

79' 

Italy win a corner after a deep cross his headed away by Joel Veltman

  • Joël Veltman
    OffDaley BlindNetherlandsJoel Veltman replaces Daley Blind for the Netherlands
    TodayFouls1Fouls against1Free Kicks3Corners2
  • Joël Veltman
    OnJoël VeltmanNetherlands
77' 

Joel Veltman replaces Daley Blind for the Netherlands

75' 

Italy pushing for the win here as the continue to press and look for a goal

73' 

Almost an instant impact from Alessandro Florenzi as his cut back looks find an Italian shirt, but it's cleared away

  • Alessandro Florenzi
    OffLorenzo PellegriniItalyChange for Italy. Alessandro Florenzi comes on for Lorenzo Pellegrini
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  • Alessandro Florenzi
    OnAlessandro FlorenziItaly
72' 

Change for Italy. Alessandro Florenzi comes on for Lorenzo Pellegrini

72' 

Foul by Hans Hateboer on Giorgio Chiellini. The veteran defender seeming to make the most of the challenge

70' 

The Dutch looking more likely to score with neat passing and movement

69' 

Netherlands are knocking on the door and carving out more chances down either flank

66' 

The Italian substitutions have made a difference as Moise Keane and Manuel Locatelli look dangerous

63' 

Chance! Great ball in from Memphis Depay as his cross is whipped into the box from the left towards Georginio Wijnaldum, he would of had the simplest of headers if he got on the end of it

62' 

It feels like the game could go either way at this stage. Both teams threatening to grab a second

58'  

Foul by Nathan Ake in a dangerous position. The resulting free kick is fizzed across the box, blocked and cleared away

  • Manuel Locatelli
    OffMarco VerrattiItalyMarco Veratti comes off for Manuel Locattelli
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  • Manuel Locatelli
    OnManuel LocatelliItaly
56' 

Marco Veratti comes off for Manuel Locattelli

  • Moise Kean
    OffFederico ChiesaItalyMoise Keane comes on for Federico Chiesa
    TodayFouls2Offsides1
  • Moise Kean
    OnMoise KeanItaly
56' 

Moise Keane comes on for Federico Chiesa

56' 

Chance! A golden chance for Ciro Immobile as he's one on one with Jasper Cillessen. But the keeper makes himself big and blocks the shot. it could have been two one

55' 

Chance for Netherlands!! Memphis Depay cutting in from the right, opens up his body and tries to slot the ball home. But Giamluigi Donnarumma get a hand to it

52' 

Marco Veratti is in danger of getting a second booking as he tots up another foul

50' 

Netherlands have started the half well with plenty of possession in the Italian half

49' 

Memphis Depay is causing Italy all sorts of problems when he gets on the ball, driving at the Italian defence

48' 

The corner comes in and worked away Italy

47' 

The free kick is sent in by Memphis Depay and it causes problems for Italy as they concede a corner

46' 

Free kick on the right wing for Netherlands after Luuk de Jong is brought down by Marco Veratti

45' 

Italy kick-off and look to retain possession early on

45' 

Both sides making their way out on to the pitch for the second half. It will be interesting to see which way the game goes

  • End of 1st Half
45'+3 

The half time whistle is blown. An entertaining game of football. Italy started well and threatened to grab a second. But it was the Netherlands that found the back of the net and grew into the game because of it. It's all to play for in the second half

45'+2 

Another Luuk de Jong chance comes to nothing, his header fails to find the target from a Daley Blind cross

45' 

Two minuets of added time to played with the game evenly balanced

44' 

Corner for Italy after a Daley Blind block. The corner is sent in with plenty of pace, but ball is cleared away

40'  

Leonardo Bonucci header from the resulting corner is too high

39'  

Another chance for Italy. Danilo D'Ambrosio shot from out side the box forces Jasper Cillessen into a save

39' 

Excellent block from a Leonardo Spinazzola right footed shot from the left side of the box. The keeper was equal to it

38' 

Netherlands are finally looking more comfortable with their system as another Italy attack breaks down

36' 

Another headed chance missed and it really should be two one to the Netherlands. Luuk de Jong's header was poor and goes well wide from a Daley Blind cross

35' 

Luuk de Jong's headed chances narrowly misses the bottom corner from an excellent Memphis Depay cross

32' 

A Dutch counter attack breaks down. A real chance there if the final ball was better

31' 

Italy trying to find their stride again after conceding the equaliser

29' 

A decent spell of possession from the Netherlands in the Italian half as they look to add a second goal

27' 

The confidence is flowing through the Dutch side after their equaliser. What difference a goal makes

  • Donny van de Beek
    GoalDonny van de BeekNetherlandsGoal for the Netherlands!! Donny van de Beek lashes home a shot from inside the box after some neat footwork by Memphis Depay.
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25'  

Goal for the Netherlands!! Donny van de Beek lashes home a shot from inside the box after some neat footwork by Memphis Depay.

  • Marco Verratti
    Yellow cardMarco VerrattiItalyMarco Verarri picks up the first yellow card of the night
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23'  

Marco Verarri picks up the first yellow card of the night

23'  

Attempt saved from a Ciro Immobile right footed shot. The Netherlands are riding their luck at the moment

22' 

Italy passing the ball around, probing the Dutch defence looking for openings to work another chance

20' 

Italy sense they could grab another here as they use their high pressure to force Dutch side into mistakes

19'  

The Netherlands seem to have responded well after going a goal down as they continue with their passing football, playing out from the back

  • Lorenzo Pellegrini
    GoalLorenzo PellegriniItalyGoal!! One nil to Italy. They grab the goal through Lorenzo Pellegrini who breaks the Dutch defensive line and slots home his one on one from inside the box
    TodayGoals1On target2Fouls against1Corners1
16' 

Goal!! One nil to Italy. They grab the goal through Lorenzo Pellegrini who breaks the Dutch defensive line and slots home his one on one from inside the box

14' 

Frankie de Jong win a free kick in the Italian half. The ball is sent into the box but the challenge on Giorgio Chiellini is adjudged too strong and the captain win a free kick

12' 

The ball bounces around the box from the corner, before Italy clear their lines

12' 

Memphis Depay attacks down the left, but his cross is blocked and Netherlands win their first corner of the game

10' 

The corner is whipped in but comes to nothing as the ball is cleared away

9' 

Italy beginning to build up the pressure on Netherlands and win corner after some nice attacking football

9' 

Handball by Daley Blind in the Italy half, as the Dutch attack breaks down again

7' 

Early on it's looking like this is going to be technical game between two sides steeped in history. Neither side giving much away

6' 

Possible handball from Luuk de Jong? But the ref says no and waves play on

3' 

Netherlands finally breaking up Italy's possession football by winning a free-kick in their own half

2' 

Early on Italy passing the ball around nicely and finding their rhythm

1' 

Netherlands to kick-off and go straight on the attack with Memphis Depay busting into the box

19:40 

Both teams looking focused as the game is moments away

19:38 

Frank De Boer comments before the game gave an air of optimism "We have trained for two scenarios. The group has to decide which one to use on the pitch. If the first doesn't work, we can quickly switch to plan B. In any case, you will see something different than in the home game. I am very positive."

19:30 

Here's what Roberto Mancini had to say in the lead up to tonight's game "Being a young team we can improve; when we have situations like in Poland and the Netherlands we had plenty of chances and we scored only one goal. We will try to win this group and qualify for the finals."

19:26 

The Oranje are without a victory in six meetings with Italy since a 3-0 win in their opening fixture at Euro 2008

19:24 

Roberto Mancini's side have now drawn two and won one of their three Group A1 matches, while overall their unbeaten run spans 18 matches since September 2018.

19:21 

With only one point separating these two teams victory here could see Netherlands go top

19:18 

And here's Frank De Boer's team selection. No doubt he's hoping this group of players will deliver him his first victory since taking charge of the national team

19:07 

Here's the Italy line up. Lazio's Immobile replacing Torino's Andrea Belotti up front

19:03 

Hello and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE text commentary of the Nations League clash between Italy and Netherlands. This is a European heavy weight clash between two nations that are very much looking use this competition to find their best squad for next year's European Championship